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Bob Chinn's Crab House

393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
+1 847-520-3633
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (103 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (57 reviews)
“seafood” (243 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came with 4 work associates for dinner on a Tuesday evening. Not crowded, immediate seating. The tables are fairly close to one another, so if it was crowded it would be uncomfy. We had sushi rolls for starters, which were fresh tasting and delicious....More

Thank rct1964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service and the quality of their King Crab was succulent. All of the people working there were courteous and extremely knowledgeable of their business.

Thank Charlie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most interesting dining experience. The restaurant is always crowded with patrons. Once seated , the service is excellent. The food selection is also great. Surroundings are plain and simple. The cost of entrees are on the high side, but accepted ,as evidenced by crowds.

Thank Herb R
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for fresh, well prepared seafood in the Chicagoland area, Bob's should be #1 on your list. About 1hr from our home, we head there at least 1x per year for one of our favorite dining experiences. The seafood is flown in from...More

Thank rx411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've lived in Wheeling, IL for over 40 years and this is the place I bring out of town guests. Bob Chinn has perfected the art of "handling" so many people in a fun and lively atmosphere. The food and the service is always top-notch....More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place! My son and I were in town for a baseball tournament and after we only lost by a two run margin I decided to take him out for dinner. Granted I know you are supposed to celebrate winning games, but believe...More

Thank PKsTrippin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for the 5th time and has never let me down for the best seafood .Had the Saute Scallops and the Hawaiian Onaga Fish cooked Blackened which is seasoned with spices. Also had the Fresh Day boat scallops and saute fresh spinach season in...More

Thank Art J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow I am blown away by this place. It gets busy fast so go early. For $1 more you def need to get the bigger mai tai, its totally worth it. Menu changes daily. Go for the king crab legs, you will not regret it....More

Thank Brighteyes2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place!!! Atmosphere + very cool staff + very delicious food + signature Mai Thai cocktail!!!! Mmmmmm.... Amazing!!! My best recommendations!!!! Very delicious Blue crab claws!!!! Grilled copper creek Salmon - very tasty!!!! Love, love, love it!!!

Thank Artem L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel (Hyatt Regency) recommended Bob Chinn for the best seafood in the area and they were right. We ordered the King Crab / Filet Steak combo. The Filet was was so tender & full of flavor. The crab was perfect. Our waiter, Charles did...More

1  Thank SaundraPlover
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27 April 2016|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
Go to the bar and ask!
Kathy Z
27 January 2016|
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Response from Adelsh | Reviewed this property |
We were a group of 20 and we did a reservation beforehand and they accepted it
25 May 2015|
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Response from Lisa K | Reviewed this property |
The menu states "Most items available Gluten Free" And "Bobs Guarantee". We didn't order anything gluten free when we were there though, awesome seafood!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-3633
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